Nov 11, 2012 10:00am PST
to their communities, they're bussed to the trinity river, south of the dallas skyline for a final group effort, to clear brush and create an overlook along a newly opened trail. eric greitens says what we see here is an example of how military training can work in civilian life. >> there's a tremendous set of skills and abilities which they bring back from their military service that they can now use here at home. they've all learned what it takes to work with a team and accomplish a mission. they're all used to being held accountable. they know what it takes to inspire people in difficult circumstances. they know that success doesn't come easy. so they bring back those skills and also those attitudes which they can apply in a civilian context. >> you take a bunch of veterans and you put them on an objective. it's gonna get done one way or another. >> robert brown was discharged from the marines in 2004. he was suffering from a traumatic brain injury and ptsd. >> i was an rp. i was a religious programs specialist. worked with the chaplain so i worked with suicide guys. we had several attempts.
Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
at dallas and 5 about 3 degrees at bwi thurgood marshal. we left the 50s behind at least briefly and things will get better, at least in the next 24 hours or so. 44 at thurgood marshall, 43 at gaithersburg. 44 at martinsburg. a cooler 39 degrees at culpeper and winchester, 443 degrees. we have some variance going on as we move into the lows tonight. temperatures are going to be cooling down into the 40s. we range pretty much from the low 40s to the mid-40s, even upper 40s here to the south. to the west, 39 degrees for martinsburg. let's take a look now at radar because i want to show you what's going on here. we've got a real division going on in the country and it's going to be very evident when i show you our temperature map. this is the frontal system that will be coming through. it's creating a lots of storms along the line of it. it's also a big division in the country in terms of temperatures. let's go back to our maps and i will show you exactly what i'm talking about. ahead of that front tall system, lots of warm air. the jet stream also responsible for this. temperatures, let's ta
Nov 11, 2012 2:00pm EST
of dallas, houston, san netanya, atlanta, charlotte, and south carolina ever -- were republican. analyzing by saying suburbs does not work. you have to look at each individual suburb or the region of the country. and we have to rethink the way we spend money in politics. if this was a $6 billion election-year with status quo results, the biggest success would -- when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about message macro, it may be an effective way to pay voters directly. there is more returns for your investment. i would conclude by saying that the supreme court is the second most important institution in the united states in aiding the economic recovery because next to the feds, they have done more to pump more money, more stimulus into the economy in hard-hit states like nevada, florida, ohio, colorado, any institution. they may be more important than the fed. we have to look at money and politics. >> this is interesting. the comments from all four speakers. i want to ask about a demographic group that none of you touched on. one out of every five americans has a disabil
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
number two. >> one apartment building in dallas, texas, is making sure pet owners do just that. every resident with a pet must have their four-legged friend swabbed for a dna sample. this is gross. that data is then used to identify which pet's mess was left behind. so if you don't clean up after your pet, you could face a $250 fine or even eviction. >> we've gone from maybe picking up an hour a day of pop to picking up maybe one or two a month. >> it seems like there's bigger problems than pick up dog pop. i don't know. >> depends how big it is, right? on top of all that, the company that does the testing is proposing the rule to dallas city councils. wouldn't you like to be the one to test it. >> i don't want to do that. >>> oh, let's move it along here. the wizards go for their first victory of the season. the cavaliers win in thrilling fashion. >> lou holder has the highlights in this morning's "sports minute." >> good morning, everyone. and your "sports minute" starts with a little college football. randy edsall taking a trip to death valley taking on clemson and this one got ugl